Hobby Boss UH-1B HueyMilitary Kits : Military Aircraft : Helicopters
- For Ages: 14+
- Assembly: Requires Glue
- Availability: In Stock
- Price: $19.79
Item DescriptionThe Bell UH-1 Iroquois (unofficially Huey) is a military helicopter powered by a single turboshaft engine, with a two-bladed main rotor and tail rotor. The helicopter was developed by Bell Helicopter to meet the United States Army's requirement for a medical evacuation and utility helicopter in 1952, and first flew on 20 October 1956. Ordered into production in March 1960, the UH-1 was the first turbine-powered helicopter to enter production for the United States military, and more than 16,000 have been produced worldwide.
Upgraded HU-1A, various external and rotor improvements. Redesignated UH-1B in 1962. 1,014 built plus four prototypes designated YUH-1B.
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